The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 424 389 431
Rank change year-on-year -35 +42  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 544 739 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.74% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 423 556 566
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £31,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.81%  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76220 88818 94836
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.09% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62239 73997 76987
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing.

Salary trend for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 522 £45,000 +2.27% 58
London -23 201 £51,000 +7.36% 20
South East -15 100 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England +5 48 £40,000 +6.66% 1
City of London +26 42 £71,250 +50.00% 4
North West -29 42 £35,000 +2.94% 9
South West -4 40 £40,000 -6.97% 5
Yorkshire +9 37 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Surrey +30 33 £47,500 +13.09% 5
West Midlands +2 28 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Manchester -25 22 £24,250 -35.33% 6
Hertfordshire +16 20 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -9 18 £43,000 +22.85%
Oxfordshire +18 16 £29,000 -55.38%
Birmingham +17 16 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Oxford - 16 £29,000 -
Gloucestershire -5 15 £29,000 -38.94%
Leeds +6 14 £31,250 -2.34%
Hampshire +9 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Essex +7 13 £40,000 -38.46%
Somerset +1 13 £42,500 -10.52% 2
East Midlands +28 12 £45,000 +38.46% 1
East Sussex +10 12 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +6 11 £32,000 +4.91% 1
Merseyside -9 11 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Berkshire -2 10 £38,750 -13.88% 5
Cambridge -8 10 £55,000 +36.64% 1
Letchworth - 10 £42,500 -
Reigate +20 9 £52,500 +25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for System Testing.

1 410 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (37.52%) Test Automation
3 395 (37.33%) SQL
4 296 (27.98%) Finance
5 261 (24.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 232 (21.93%) .NET
7 231 (21.83%) SQL Server
8 213 (20.13%) Microsoft
9 211 (19.94%) Unit Testing
10 210 (19.85%) QA
11 189 (17.86%) Java
12 187 (17.67%) C#
13 169 (15.97%) ISTQB
14 165 (15.60%) Oracle
15 164 (15.50%) JavaScript
16 161 (15.22%) SDLC
17 158 (14.93%) Regression Testing
18 154 (14.56%) ISEB
19 152 (14.37%) Degree
20 151 (14.27%) Selenium
21 143 (13.52%) Test Strategy
21 143 (13.52%) XML
22 141 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
23 134 (12.67%) MVC
24 130 (12.29%) Scrum
24 130 (12.29%) Test Scripting
25 125 (11.81%) HTML
26 124 (11.72%) ASP.NET
27 119 (11.25%) Windows
28 118 (11.15%) CSS

System Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (1.61%) IIS
5 14 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.13%) Confluence
7 10 (0.95%) Apache
8 8 (0.76%) JBoss
9 7 (0.66%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.38%) GemFire
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle UPK
12 3 (0.28%) CMS
12 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.095%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 45 (4.25%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (2.55%) Oracle HRMS
2 27 (2.55%) SAP CO
2 27 (2.55%) SAP FI
2 27 (2.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 26 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (1.98%) Oracle Payroll
5 18 (1.70%) Oracle 11i
6 17 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
7 16 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
9 12 (1.13%) Cognos TM1
9 12 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (1.04%) Infor SunSystems
10 11 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
11 10 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
12 7 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 6 (0.57%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.23%) GitHub
5 12 (1.13%) SaaS
6 8 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.57%) BrowserStack
8 5 (0.47%) Lucidchart
8 5 (0.47%) PaaS
8 5 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 5 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.28%) Google Play
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.19%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.19%) Office 365
11 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.095%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.74%) HTTP
2 24 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.61%) Internet
4 12 (1.13%) Firewall
5 10 (0.95%) FTP
6 8 (0.76%) VoIP
7 7 (0.66%) DHCP
7 7 (0.66%) DNS
7 7 (0.66%) VPN
7 7 (0.66%) Wireless
8 5 (0.47%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.38%) 4G
10 3 (0.28%) 3G
11 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.19%) LDAP
11 2 (0.19%) SSH
11 2 (0.19%) VXLAN
12 1 (0.095%) GPRS
12 1 (0.095%) GSM
12 1 (0.095%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 45 (4.25%) MySQL
4 41 (3.88%) Hadoop
5 33 (3.12%) SQL Server 2016
6 30 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.98%) Essbase
11 20 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
11 20 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.70%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (1.42%) OLTP
15 14 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (1.23%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 151 (14.27%) Selenium
2 112 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (6.24%) Visual Studio
4 64 (6.05%) JIRA
5 59 (5.58%) Git (software)
6 49 (4.63%) WebDriver
7 48 (4.54%) Jenkins
8 46 (4.35%) SoapUI
9 34 (3.21%) Cucumber
10 33 (3.12%) HP UFT
11 32 (3.02%) Subversion
12 21 (1.98%) JUnit
13 14 (1.32%) Android Studio
13 14 (1.32%) FitNesse
13 14 (1.32%) Hudson
14 13 (1.23%) Eclipse
15 12 (1.13%) JMeter
16 11 (1.04%) Bugzilla
16 11 (1.04%) Toad
16 11 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 296 (27.98%) Finance
2 63 (5.95%) Retail
3 62 (5.86%) Banking
4 38 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.55%) General Ledger
6 26 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.27%) Front Office
8 19 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.80%) Marketing
9 15 (1.42%) Back Office
10 14 (1.32%) Advertising
11 13 (1.23%) Publishing
12 12 (1.13%) Law
13 10 (0.95%) Legal
14 9 (0.85%) Automotive
15 8 (0.76%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.76%) Electronics
15 8 (0.76%) German Language
16 7 (0.66%) Games
17 5 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 360 (34.03%) Analyst
2 243 (22.97%) Developer
3 172 (16.26%) Test Analyst
4 94 (8.88%) Business Analyst
5 72 (6.81%) .NET Developer
6 69 (6.52%) Test Manager
6 69 (6.52%) Tester
7 66 (6.24%) Architect
8 65 (6.14%) Consultant
9 60 (5.67%) C# Developer
10 55 (5.20%) Java Developer
10 55 (5.20%) Senior Developer
11 50 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 44 (4.16%) Test Engineer
13 40 (3.78%) Technical Architect
14 39 (3.69%) QA Engineer
15 38 (3.59%) Support Analyst
16 34 (3.21%) Lead Developer
17 30 (2.84%) SAP Consultant
17 30 (2.84%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (21.93%) .NET
2 143 (13.52%) XML
3 125 (11.81%) HTML
4 124 (11.72%) ASP.NET
5 118 (11.15%) CSS
6 107 (10.11%) Web Services
7 80 (7.56%) SOAP
8 78 (7.37%) jQuery
9 64 (6.05%) AngularJS
10 62 (5.86%) WPF
11 53 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 48 (4.54%) REST
13 47 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 43 (4.06%) Gherkin
15 43 (4.06%) JSON
16 35 (3.31%) WCF
17 28 (2.65%) .NET Framework
18 24 (2.27%) J2EE
19 22 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 141 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 49 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 48 (4.54%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.78%) Client/Server
6 33 (3.12%) N-Tier
7 31 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.55%) Data Structures
9 23 (2.17%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.70%) Fixed Income
10 18 (1.70%) User Experience
11 17 (1.61%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.13%) Equities
14 10 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.85%) Derivative
15 9 (0.85%) NHS
15 9 (0.85%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 119 (11.25%) Windows
2 73 (6.90%) Linux
3 72 (6.81%) Android
4 67 (6.33%) Apple iOS
5 62 (5.86%) Unix
6 28 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.85%) Solaris
10 7 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.19%) VMS
15 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.095%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (37.52%) Test Automation
3 261 (24.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 211 (19.94%) Unit Testing
5 161 (15.22%) SDLC
6 158 (14.93%) Regression Testing
7 143 (13.52%) Test Strategy
8 134 (12.67%) MVC
9 130 (12.29%) Scrum
9 130 (12.29%) Test Scripting
10 115 (10.87%) Integration Testing
11 113 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
12 112 (10.59%) Software Testing
13 93 (8.79%) Project Management
14 90 (8.51%) TDD
15 86 (8.13%) Functional Testing
16 83 (7.84%) Software Engineering
17 79 (7.47%) Migration
18 76 (7.18%) CRM
19 74 (6.99%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 395 (37.33%) SQL
2 189 (17.86%) Java
3 187 (17.67%) C#
4 164 (15.50%) JavaScript
5 81 (7.66%) T-SQL
6 73 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 51 (4.82%) C++
8 33 (3.12%) C
8 33 (3.12%) PHP
8 33 (3.12%) VB.NET
9 30 (2.84%) VBA
10 28 (2.65%) VBScript
11 26 (2.46%) VB
12 24 (2.27%) Python
12 24 (2.27%) Ruby
13 22 (2.08%) Scala
14 19 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.61%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.04%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 169 (15.97%) ISTQB
2 154 (14.56%) ISEB
3 152 (14.37%) Degree
4 45 (4.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (2.93%) Security Cleared
7 26 (2.46%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.85%) PhD
8 9 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.66%) CCNA
10 7 (0.66%) CCNP
10 7 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.66%) MCITP
10 7 (0.66%) MCSE
10 7 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.66%) PMP
10 7 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (19.85%) QA
2 18 (1.70%) SLA
3 7 (0.66%) GCP
3 7 (0.66%) MiFID
4 5 (0.47%) EMIR
5 4 (0.38%) COBIT
5 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.38%) HL7
5 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.28%) GAMP
6 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) FATCA
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.095%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.66%) Docker
3 7 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.57%) Firmware
4 6 (0.57%) HDFS
5 5 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.28%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.095%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.095%) Ansible
3 1 (0.095%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.095%) Puppet
3 1 (0.095%) Salt
3 1 (0.095%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 213 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 165 (15.60%) Oracle
3 56 (5.29%) SAP
4 34 (3.21%) HP
5 23 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.61%) Hyperion
6 17 (1.61%) Retek
7 16 (1.51%) VMware
8 14 (1.32%) Apple
9 13 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.13%) Cognos
10 12 (1.13%) Infor
11 11 (1.04%) Google
11 11 (1.04%) Jedox
11 11 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
12 10 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.95%) Vertica
13 8 (0.76%) Intel
13 8 (0.76%) Sun
14 7 (0.66%) Citrix
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 32k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gazelle Global Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Westward Housing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum Upto 26K + Parking + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive with Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance Plc
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Andover
greywood
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Grafham Walbancke
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + fantastic training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago